Memorial service to be held for lost Oregon, Washington Coast Guardsmen

Memorial service to be held for lost Oregon, Washington Coast Guardsmen
Members of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment prepare for a 21-gun salute during the memorial ceremony in 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a memorial service Saturday at 10 a.m., at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Ilwaco, Washington, in tribute to Coast Guardsmen and mariners who...

Coast Guard honors Silver Lifesaving Medal recipient at memorial service in Astoria

Coast Guard honors Silver Lifesaving Medal recipient at memorial service in Astoria
Lt. Jessica Shafer, commander of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, and Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Condit, branch chief of MobileTraining Unit at Training Center Cape May, N.J., cradle the American flag and Gordon Huggins’ remains during a memorial service at Barbey Maritime Center in Astoria, Ore., March 30, 2019. ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rendered military honors during a memorial service for...

Coast Guard to hold annual memorial ceremony in Ilwaco, Wash.

Coast Guard to hold annual memorial ceremony in Ilwaco, Wash.
Members of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment prepare for the 21-gun salute during lasta years memorial ceremony at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) ILWACO, Wash. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a memorial service, Saturday, at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in tribute to Coast Guardsmen and mariners...

Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment pays tribute to lost Coast Guardsmen, mariners

Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment pays tribute to lost Coast Guardsmen, mariners
Members of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment prepare for the 21-gun salute during a memorial ceremony at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, Jan. 10, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard hosted a memorial service, Sunday, at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco, Washington, in tribute to Coast Guardsmen...

Coast Guard honors crews of Triumph, Mermaid during memorial ceremony

Coast Guard honors crews of Triumph, Mermaid during memorial ceremony
ILWACO, Wash. — The Coast Guard honored the crews of the 52-foot motor lifeboat Triumph and the 38-foot fishing vessel Mermaid during a memorial service at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco, Saturday. Five Coast Guard members and the two-man crew of the Mermaid were lost when severe weather sank both vessels, Jan. 12, 1961. “This means a lot to a lot of us who were stationed...